Blog

choosing a live christmas tree in portland or

Why Planting Your Live Christmas Tree In The Yard Is A Bad Idea

So you choose to do a live Christmas tree. I mean why cut down a tree when you don’t have too, right? And now that Christmas is over you are pondering what to do with that live tree sitting in your living room. Well, if you are thinking about planting it in your yard, you […]

fallen-tree

The First 5 Things To Do When A Tree Falls On Your House

It’s something you hope never happens, but in a city and area renowned for its trees, sooner or later a tree may fall on your house. What you do next in the pursuit of emergency tree service is crucial. In order of importance, here are the 5 things to do if a tree ever falls […]

Tree Removal Costs Portland

What Does it Cost to Remove a Tree in Portland, Oregon?

Unfortunately the answer to the question: What are tree removal costs in the Portland, Oregon area, is a very unsatisfying “it depends.” We all would like a reliable formula or app for that, but unfortunately, that app doesn’t exist yet. Sometimes tree removal costs $50 and sometimes a single tree removal can cost $25K. While […]

Portland city trees

Tree Roots & Sidewalks A Beginners Guide

Surprise it is sidewalk repair notice season! This season unfortunately comes every year and inevitably these notices for sidewalk cracks and gaps are more often than not caused by tree roots.  So what can you do? Well actually quite a bit, which is encouraging as our knowledge of tree roots has progressed a lot even […]

portland arborists

Pruning Japanese Maples -Fine Pruning

Japanese Maples are some of the most attractive and valuable trees in any garden, so if you are lucky enough to have one on your property, you want to treat it right. When the leaves fall off and the subtle shape of a Japanese maple’s trunk is revealed during the winter months, it can be […]

Trees that Add Color to Your Winter Landscape

Trees that Add Color to Your Winter Landscape

Winter is here and the days are short and gray. Even though the weather is blustery, there is still plenty to appreciate in our urban forest. There may not be many flowers, and most of the colorful leaves of autumn have fallen. However, wintertime also brings unique opportunities for color. Winter interest plants can create […]

portland tree services

Flooding & Trees: Are Your Trees Damaged?- Advise from a Portland Tree Services Company

This winter has brought flooding to many parts of the Pacific Northwest. We are on the cusp of setting a new record for the wettest December in Oregon. When flooding happens, it affects plants in different ways. In this post as a Portland tree services company are going to take a look at the effects […]

tree service portland oregon

Winter Tree Care Guide: Preventing Property Damage

The soggy Pacific Northwest winter threatens trees providing plenty of work for tree services in Portland. Waterlogged soils may suffocate or topple trees. Flooding can harm their bark. Winter winds may send weak branches or the entire tree to the ground. And freezing rain brings its own troubles. Fortunately, damage from extreme winter weather can […]

EmergencyTree Removal

Emergency Tree Removal-Top 5 Tips

Emergency Tree Removal-Top Five Things to Know Emergency tree removal situation are stressful, that is a face. But a little bit of knowledge in dealing with them can go a long way in helping alleviate that stress. Don’t make an emergency tree removal situation more dangerous by getting too close.  You want to be a witness, […]